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ATLANTA – First-time unemployment claims fell in Georgia last week, running counter to an increase at the national level. Jobless Georgians filed 12,605 initial claims last week, down 1,870 from the previous week and the lowest weekly total since the coronavirus pandemic struck Georgia in March of last year. The state Department of Labor has […]

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ATLANTA – Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4% last month, the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic began in March of last year and 8.5% below the April 2020 pandemic peak of 12.5%. “We have gained back 76% of the jobs lost in the pandemic,” state Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler said Thursday. “Several job sectors […]

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Dining on the Lawrenceville Square took a sharp turn last summer when construction of a new bricked area was completed in front of Local Republic and McCray’s Tavern on Perry Street, not far from the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.

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The traditional signs of a toxic in-person culture are fairly obvious: long faces, snide remarks, groups of people huddled around the water cooler, who immediately stop speaking when the boss walks in.

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Gwinnett County residents can meet with officials working on the sprawling Rowen research and knowledge community project in eastern Gwinnett to learn about the development this week.

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Gwinnett Young Professionals has announced its 35 Under 35 finalists. During THEYPARTY, a high-energy party celebrating the mission behind GYP and the thriving young professionals in the community, the organization will highlight 35 influential young local professionals “who are disruptors, …

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“Burnout” seems to be the word of the year. For many organizations, the shift to virtual work, an onslaught of urgent changes, and the ominous shadow of an uncertain future have contributed to a workforce that is exhausted.

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As was expected when Gas South took over rival energy provider, Infinite Energy, the Georgia-based gas and energy provider will now have its name on the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth.

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ATLANTA – First-time unemployment claims in Georgia fell last week, mirroring a decline in claims at the national level. Jobless Georgians filed 24,553 initial claims last week, down 888 from the week before, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Meanwhile, the department was being forced to deal with growing cases of fraud among the […]

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ATLANTA – Georgia Power Co. and the utility’s nonprofit foundation announced a $75 million, five-year commitment Monday to advancing racial equity and social justice. The money will support initiatives focused on equity in education, criminal justice and economic empowerment. “At Georgia Power, we’re standing with our communities as, together, we tackle systemic equity issues across […]

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If you’ve ever tried, and perhaps succeeded in achieving a big goal, you know that great results require hard work (and lots of it). The sacrifice and struggle associated with accomplishment are part of the puritan work ethic, bootstrap-it-up mythology many of us have been marinating in sinc…

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What if you could change the way you experience your work by simply shifting your lens? What if someone else’s perspective on your work could bring you more happiness and energy even when circumstances seem to be working against you?

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